Word of the Day
claptrap KLAP-trap, noun; pretentious but insincere or empty language: His speeches seem erudite but analysis reveals them to be mere claptrap; any artifice or expedient for winning applause or impressing the public. — Dictionary.com
Website of the Day
New York Subway
www.nysubway.com
Unofficial website of the New York City subway system featuring maps, service advisories and news.
Number to Know
300: In 1878 the British frigate HMS Eurydice sinks, killing more than 300.
This Day in History
March 24, 1900: Mayor of New York City Robert Anderson Van Wyck breaks ground for a new underground “Rapid Transit Railroad” that would link Manhattan and Brooklyn.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos quarterback and five-time MVP, 38
Daily Quote
“Pressure is something you feel when you don’t know what the hell you’re doing.” — Peyton Manning